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Effects of the Crusades
Most crusaders died and the goal of the crusades was never really achieved
However there were both POSITIVE and negative effects of the Crusades
First read this: http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/cru3.html
Finally read this: http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar142340&st=crusades#h8
Essay Question #2
What were the Crusades? One result of the Crusades was that trade opened up between Europe and Muslim lands. What is one positive and one negative effect of these new trade patterns?
After reading both articles you are going organize a response to the above essay question in the Middle Ages Google Doc. (CHART)
Black Death doctor
Black Death grave site being dug up!
Black Death victims being hauled away.
The Middle Ages
In European history, the Middle Ages, or Medieval period, lasted from about the 5th to the 15th century. It began with the collapse of the Western Roman Empire and merged into the Renaissance and the Age of Discovery.
Ancient Time (Ancient Greece, Rome)
Modern Times (Enlightenment, Industrial Revolution etc)
So were the Dark Ages really THAT dark?
There has been debate that NOTHING of significance happened during the Middle Ages, which is simply not true!
Read this--> http://classroom.synonym.com/positive-effects-church-middle-ages-6980.html (Please read using the Clearly Extension!)
Answer the final questions on
your Middle Ages Google Doc!
The Black Death
The Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated 75 to 200 million people and peaking in Europe in the years 1346–53
First read this--> http://bit.ly/Zg9QRB
Now watch this-->http://www.history.com/topics/black-death
Think About It
Read this article a respond to the question on your Middle Ages Google Doc.
Jerusalem, a holy city in Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, was being seized by Muslim warriors.
The pope (head of the Roman Catholic church) called for a holy war to take back Jerusalem
There were several crusades
1st Crusade--> 1095-1099 CE
2nd Crusade--> 1147-1149 CE
3rd Crusade--> 1187-1192 CE
Question: Are there still "crusades" today?
(answer this in the Middle Ages Google Doc)
Although the Middle Ages has some events that effected Europe negatively, there were also great gains in education, the economy, and medical care